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TAI Conversations
Why We Need Better Infrastructure Now

TAI Publisher Charles Davidson sat down with the former mayor of Miami Manny Diaz to talk about why America is exceptionally bad among Western democracies when it comes to investing in infrastructure.

TAI Virtual Conversations
Dubai and Global Illicit Financial Flows

Earlier today, TAI Editor-at-Large Ben Judah led a conversation with Jodi Vittori, Lakshmi Kumar, Karen Greenaway, and Matthew T. Page, whose hard-hitting report on global corruption was recently published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Read the report here, grab a coffee, and watch the discussion!

A Conversation with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
Cleaning Up America’s Offshore Act

The Democratic Senator from Rhode Island on offshore finance, its links to global corruption, terrorism and crime, and the ways American laws and professionals are enabling them.

TAI Conversations
Bernard-Henri Lévy & Francis Fukuyama

Bernard-Henri Lévy, author of The Virus in the Age of Madness, joins Francis Fukuyama for a wide-ranging conversation on the global response to the pandemic, the challenges facing Western democracies, and what comes next.

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TAI Conversations
Aiding Refugees in an Age of Impunity

The CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) talks with Peter Skerry and Jeffrey Gedmin about leading a humanitarian organization in a time of pandemic, how polarization affects the debate over immigrants and refugees, and why it’s wrong to view China through a Cold War lens.

TAI Virtual Conversation
Desmond Lachman & Dalibor Rohac on COVID and the EU

On June 11, 2020 Desmond Lachman and Dalibor Rohac joined TAI for a conversation about the next Euro crisis, based on their recent articles: A eurozone economic crisis thanks to coronavirus? National Review, by Desmond Lachman; and Is the EU living through its Hamiltonian moment? Probably not, AEI Ideas, by Dalibor Rohac. 

TAI Virtual Conversation
Gene Sperling on Economic Dignity

Tuesday, June 9 at 6 p.m. EST, The American Interest live-streamed a round table discussion with Gene Sperling, formerly director of the National Economic Council under both President Obama and President Clinton, and author of the recently released title Economic Dignity.

TAI Virtual Conversation
David Goodhart on Populism and the Pandemic

On Tuesday, June 9, 11:15 a.m. EST, The American Interest live-streamed a roundtable discussion with David Goodhart. His new book, Head, Hand, Heart: Why Intelligence is Over-Rewarded, Manual Workers Matter, and Caregivers Deserve More Respect, will be released September 2020. 

TAI Virtual Conversation
Larry Diamond on U.S. Politics

Friday, June 5, 5 p.m. EST, The American Interest live-streamed a round table discussion with TAI contributing editor Larry Diamond, moderated by our publisher Charles Davidson.

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TAI Conversations
Deaths of Despair and a Nation in Crisis

The Princeton economists behind the “deaths of despair” thesis—Anne Case and Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton—talk with Irwin Stelzer and Jeffrey Gedmin about their new book, the flaws of our economic and health care systems, and whether our national crisis could spur needed reforms.

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